My Floral Series

This poppy seemed very unusual to me. Its petals show a variegated and striped pattern of dark orange and a lighter orange.

Taken with a Canon EOS Rebel XS near Lake Isabella, California.

Technical Information
Canon EOS Rebel XS
Taken 7/8/2010, 10:54 a.m.
Shutter Speed: 1/800 sec.
F-Stop: f/20
ISO Speed Rating: 1600
Focal Length: 55 mm
Canon 18 mm to 55 mm lens
(with Macro Attachment)
Filter: 1A Skylight Filter
Minimal adjustment in PhotoShop for contrast.

NOTE: If you happen to be wondering why I was shooting ISO 1600, I had been shooting really low-light stuff and forgot to change my program setting. Oops. But I kind of like the effect.

Featured in High Quality Images August 2010. (Thank you!)

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  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 4 years ago

    Great work, beautiful pic Corri!

  • Thank you! I truly appreciate your taking the time to view and comment on my photo. It means a lot.

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Thank you!

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • sarahspictures
    sarahspicturesabout 4 years ago

    looks like spun gold…absolutely beautiful shot

  • Hi Sarah. Thank you for visiting and thank you for the compliment.
    This was a remarkable flower, and if it is still looking fresh and unweathered, I may try again for the perfect shot of it because it still looks better than what I captured.

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 4 years ago

    lovely shot

  • Thank you!

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellalmost 4 years ago



  • Thank you, Pat!
    What a wonderful honor!
    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • wolfepaw
    wolfepawalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful close-up of this bright little poppy!

  • Thank you!
    It was in my garden and looked so lovely, I just had to photograph it.

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

  • Thanks Trisha!

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparalmost 4 years ago

    Great Work..!!!

  • Thank you, vaggypar, for the compliment and for the visit.

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • Arla M. Ruggles
    Arla M. Rugglesalmost 4 years ago

    Congrats on your features! WTG!

  • Thank you, Arla!

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

  • GiselaSchneider
    GiselaSchneideralmost 4 years ago

    beautiful capture and macro, well done Corri!!

  • Thank you, Gisela!

    – Corri Gryting Gutzman

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